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Spring 2024 election now accepting student filings

Aggies can file for positions until Feb. 16
Koldus Building

Students can now file for the spring election, which boasts 90 vacancies. 

At Texas A&M, the spring election is the largest of the student elections, as multiple major positions are up for grabs. Students can now sign up to run for student body president, Yell Leader, class president, Student Senate and more.

Ana Renfroe

Students can file on the Student Government Association Elections Commission website, Students must pay a $10 fee for minor races and $20 for major races, and must meet all eligibility requirements. Filing for the election will officially close on Feb. 16 at 3 p.m. 

Election commissioner and political science senior Jared Ramos said filing is the first step of election season.

“Filing means that [students who file] are running your election for the next two weeks,” Ramos said. “General campaigning starts on [Feb. 19] and ends on March 1… [Students can] file to share their vision and passion for Texas A&M and what they want to do with their time for the office they are running for.”

Following filing, the timeline for the election process is as follows:

  • Feb. 5, 10 a.m. — Filing opens
  • Feb. 16, 3 p.m. — Filing closes
  • Feb. 18, 5-6 p.m. — Mandatory candidates meeting in MSC 2300C
  • Feb. 19, 12 a.m. — General campaigning starts
  • Feb. 22, 5:30-8 p.m. — SBP/Yell Leaders Debate in the MSC Flag Room
  • Feb. 28, 5 p.m. — Finance forms due
  • Feb. 29, 9 a.m. — Voting opens
  • March 1, 12 p.m. — Voting and general campaigning ends
  • March 1, 7 p.m. — Violation reports due
  • March 1, no earlier than 7 p.m. — Unofficial results announced at the 12th Man Statue

Additional questions about filing or the election process can be directed to the election commissioner at [email protected]

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Mia Putnam
Mia Putnam, News Writer
Mia Putnam is a junior (a-a-a-whoop!) public health major and masters epidemiology student. She has written for the Batt for over a year now and enjoys writing stories over politics, current student interests, and environmental issues.
Ana Renfroe
Ana Renfroe, Head News Editor
Ana Renfroe, Class of 2025, is a journalism junior with a minor in professional writing from Bryan, Texas. Ana has served as The Battalion's head news editor from May 2023 to May 2024. Previously, she was the assistant news editor for the spring 2023 semester. Ana has covered breaking news, politics, and more. She typically covered the Texas A&M System and university administration, Texas and Bryan-College Station politics, student government and more. Ana previously hosted and produced episodes of The Batt Signal, The Battalion's news podcast. Additionally, she was a copyeditor and feature writer for Maroon Life magazine, and helped contribute to the Aggieland Yearbook.
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